Adoption Strategies at Firms Using Central Desktop

Michael Sampson - Currents

In a month I’ll be attending and speaking at Collabosphere 2015 , the PGi / Central Desktop user conference in Austin TX. In advance of my two sessions I spoke with some Central Desktop customers about their adoption framework, and it was heartening to hear the strategies employed. When executives sponsored the use of Central Desktop, and were actively involved themselves in the use of the tool, results were better than when executives were indifferent.

FileTrek for File Sharing and Tracking

Michael Sampson - Currents

FileTrek announced the release of its new file sharing and tracking service , to support collaboration between people while honoring security and compliance needs: " FileTrek announced today the only combined cloud-based file sharing and tracking solution on the market. FileTrek is designed to allow secure file sharing, project collaboration, and the ability for managers to track content and data with enhanced compliance-friendly audit reporting.

Intuit QuickBase Moving Desktop Database Users into Enterprise 2.0

Portals and KM

There is both an increase in cloud offerings to enhance connectivity and an increased connectivity between desktop applications and web services. Liz mentioned one non-profit that kept track of their events on a desktop database hosted on a single laptop.

Getting a 50% Increase in Productivity - A Central Desktop Case Study

Michael Sampson - Currents

Increase Visibility, an online marketing services firm, is using Central Desktop to support team communication and client tracking. A case study on the Central Desktop web site says: " With more than 300 clients, five company divisions and 15 teams, Increase Visibility needed a central hub to house all of its project and client information. Using Central Desktop as a centralized repository for files and discussions improved Increase Visibility's productivity by at least 50%.

In The Next Version - Enterprise Collaboration Vendors I’m Currently Tracking

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Enterprise Collaboration Vendors I’m Currently Tracking. In The Next Version. Alan Lepofskys blog about technology, travel and the occasional golf post. About. January 7 2012 01:30:27 PM. Add/Read Comments [5]. The following lists are sorted alphabetically, not by my ranking. Several could be placed in more than one column. Not all are publically available yet.

Twitter Stats Defy Measurement

Online Social Networking

Everything defies measurement and tracking. Tracking the Untrackable. One of several areas responsibility at IDT was analyzing advertising tracking data, partly in order to evaluate each advertising purchase, and partly to in order to determine the net value of each customer (after factoring out the cost of acquiring that customer). Given our level of sophistication, tracking the new customers by marketing channel should have been straightforward. Tracking Twitter.

Vuuch - Social Software for Manufacturing

Michael Sampson - Currents

That means it is a new way to discuss, track and resolve any of the issues that come up before, during or after your company designs its products. Given it's focused on tasks and task allocation and tracking. The company claims to be used on "hundreds" of desktops.

The Visualness of Microsoft Planner with the Rigour of Microsoft Project #office365

Michael Sampson - Currents

The use of Kanban-style interfaces for individual and team task tracking has become more prominent over the past half decade, with Trello (which was acquired by Atlassian earlier this year) being one of the better options available.

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Notes on CUST114 The Salvation Army - US Western

Michael Sampson - Currents

Tracks church attendance and growth, people assisted and referred. Tracked on a weekly basis. Virtual desktops: - The demand for mobile on Traveler showed how many mobile users were out there. IT wanted virtual desktops, so they could get the same Windows experience via a browser. Eric Petersen, Messaging and Workflow Specialist at The Salvation Army, is presenting one of the last case studies of the day. Some notes: 1.

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Clustered Networks Spread Behavior Change Faster | Wired Science |

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

In six different trials over a period a few weeks, Centola seeded the site with information about an online health forum and tracked people as they signed up and participated. Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0

News Updates (February 26, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Central Desktop 2.0. Central Desktop released a major update to its hosted collaboration service, with a revised UI, an online file viewer, improved wiki navigaton, and more. " In the crowded collaboration software market, Central Desktop remains the only full-featured SaaS collaboration solution designed specifically for the mid-market since 2005. Central Desktop 2.0 Fujitsu released the S1300 Mac and PC desktop scanner.

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NextPage Acquired by Proofpoint - New Information Governance Solution Available

Michael Sampson - Currents

Anyway, Proofpoint recently announced it acquired NextPage , and it has a new information governance solution available based on the NextPage technology: " Proofpoint Enterprise Governance uses patented, Digital Thread technology to fingerprint documents and track their versions and destinations across disparate systems.

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OpenSpan Accelerates the Automation of User Processes

Portals and KM

In addition to reducing steps, this can also reduce the number of windows on a user’s desktop. Using the OpenSpan Events desktop monitoring technology, you can record every step in every user’s workflow, 24x7x365. Here is a software innovation that is potentially transformational.

Jive Adds More Team Collaboration Capabilities to its Social Platform

Michael Sampson - Currents

Using Producteev, any team can collaborate on tasks and manage work across any platform in seconds – including the desktop, email, instant messenger and any mobile device. By bringing Producteev to the Jive platform, people will have a powerful new way to turn collaborative work streams into actions that can be assigned and tracked – transforming work plans into real actions for increased productivity, accountability and efficiency. ".

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Tools for a Hack Oregon project

Learning Alliances

It runs on your phone, desktop, and the web. Depending on the size and longevity of a project issue tracking in Github can be a useful way to track bugs and manage fixes. Using Waffle IO to visualize issues à la Trello an make issue tracking more accessible:

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Review of Huddle - Part 1. What is Huddle?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Huddle can be accessed on a variety of devices - there are "fully-featured" apps for iPhone, iPad, and BlackBerry - and well as via a desktop computer. Some calendar magic happens, so scheduled meetings appear in each user's desktop calendar.

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Your Favorite Portals and KM Posts for Last Quarter and Last Year

Portals and KM

Ten Ways to Track Your Online Reputation - 2009. Central Desktop Using Twitter for Sales, Service, and Brand Monitoring Conversation s - 2009. in the US Primary Campaign Through Central Desktop - 2008. A few days ago this blog passed the 500,000 page view mark. It took almost five years to get there and I know some bloggers do this in a month but it does feel like a milestone. I never thought I would still be blogging five years later when I started in May 2004.

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"There is no Excuse"

Michael Sampson - Currents

The person I spoke with intimated that she was tracking all conversations related to all claims in a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, but she was beginning to see it groan under the weight of what she was using it for. a Central Desktop workspace. -. Two conversations over the past month have left me shaking my head in disbelief.

2010 114

NewsGator Enhances its Social Sites 2010 Platform for SharePoint

Portals and KM

Social Insights allow you to measure and track activity by community, type, and user. The desktop client allows you to participate in the Social Sites environment without being inside the platform. NewsGator recently launched Social Sites 2010 2.0,

DoubleDutch™ Provides HYVE™ - as a Enterprise Geo-Social, Collaboration Mobile App Suite

Portals and KM

Mobile enterprise apps are now on the rise with tablets and smart phones passing desktops and laptops in usage.    A number of vendors are rushing to provide capabilities to this emerging opportunity.

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Twitter for School Staff Professional Development


Attendees were then supported in setting up their profiles through a ‘desktop tour’ of Twitter, a walkthrough of the sign up process. which can track the number of times your link is accessed; mobile and desk-based clients; and social bookmarking tools, to save and share useful tweets.We

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Enterprise 2.0 for an Enterprise of One – Part Four - Content Collecting, Assembling, and Creation – Potential New Approaches

Portals and KM

They include desktop and online options. Gil first suggested OneNote, another Microsoft desktop tool that is a lightweight word processor optimized for taking and organizing notes. This is a reason that I never did Google desktop search. I also do not tend to lose things on my desktop by keeping it organized and simple. You control access levels and track edits by contributor. This is the fourth part of a five part series on how enterprise 2.0

News Updates (December 15, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Of those respondents, 36 percent said that they prefer to bring their own PCs to work, while 19 percent indicated that they prefer to use a hosted virtual desktop. LumoFlow consists of three basic service areas; desktop, collaboration and knowledge. Desktop is the sort of dashboard view of your workspace from your point of view. Coveo on Value of Search. Coveo is hosting a Webinar on December 16, focused on quantifying the value of enterprise search.

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My idea for digital inclusion – the minimal technology assessment kit

Social Reporter

This might be a smartphone, tablet, smart TV, desktop computer or laptop. So even if you could get all the agencies together to talk about a computer-based digital inclusion programme they would be on the wrong track.

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Personal tech configuration as steward’s springboard

Digital Habitats

As I was tracking down all my tools I had this little “aha&# moment about technology stewardship. Twhirl as a Twitter desktop client because I find Twitter on the web tiresome. Otherwise it is too much and it hogs a lot of resources on my older desktop computer.

News Updates (October 9, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Social Business Intelligence® isn’t just about tracking basic signup, usage and posting statistics. The tool tracks the movement of information between people, teams, and departments. Central Desktop and Zoho. Central Desktop has been forced to switch its users from EditGrid to Zoho Sheet, due to business model changes at EditGrid. " Central Desktop said it will transition its spreadsheet support to Zoho Sheet within the next 60 days. Socialcast Analytics.

2009 114

Notes on ID502 What's New in IBM Docs

Michael Sampson - Currents

no desktop software to manage. Visual tracking of progress on content creation and review. In one of the first sessions on the morning of day 3 at IBM Connect, Sean Brown, John Medicke, and Zi Ying Li, is talking about what's new in IBM Docs. Some notes: 1. IBM Docs is available today via SmartCloud, and also for on-premises deployment with IBM Connections. What's a social business?

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MindManager for SharePoint: Overview

Michael Sampson - Currents

Now anyone can apply the power of MindManager, the leading desktop software for visually organizing and managing information and projects, to their SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2007 content. Mindjet released a new product a while back, and I've been taking a look this week.

Making Sense of Mobile for the Workforce

Portals and KM

It is a matter of when, not whether that mobile devices exceed desktops. conference in Boston there was a mobile track for the first time. Forrester’s TJ Keitt recently provided a useful report, Demystifying The Mobile Workforce. This is an increasingly important topic as two-thirds of the information workforce already work remotely, according to Forrester data.

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Social Dashboards: Leveraging Streams, Relationships & Social Identities

Collaborative Thinking

PeopleBrowsr, a desktop and web browser-based dashboard for social networks, is adding a real-time search functionality that would let users make filtered searches into conversations on Twitter, Facebook and FriendFeed. A good alternative for those who want to keep up with the social web in a more organized fashion is PeopleBrowsr , a virtual dashboard for tracking your online identities. Interesting space to watch.

OutStart’s Participate Enables the Social Side of Enterprise Work Processes

Portals and KM

It integrates with Microsoft Office for the contribution of desktop content. This latter feature can be a useful way to keep track of the pulse of the organization. You can track the activity of everyone within the system and provide credit for their involvement.

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools


Skype / Hangouts (Instant Messaging): These are, currently, the main two options I still keep using, mostly on my desktop, for real-time, online communications.

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Looking at the Social Enterprise with eXo CEO Benjamin Mestrallet

Portals and KM

The Seesmic desktop client works like TweetDeck to set up columns to bring order to your activity streams. Putting work content into activity streams - rather than offering it through email - allows you to better track it, share it, and find it again.  ?Much has happened to bring social applications into the enterprise in the past few years. I recently spoke with eXo CEO Benjamin Mestrallet who shared his observations on this trend. First, a bit about eXo.

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Twitter for School Staff Professional Development


Attendees were then supported in setting up their profiles through a ‘desktop tour’ of Twitter, a walkthrough of the sign up process. which can track the number of times your link is accessed; mobile and desk-based clients; and social bookmarking tools, to save and share useful tweets.We

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MindTouch 2010 Provides Intelligent Product and Services Documentation

Portals and KM

You can also track their pathway through the documentation to determine their areas of interest and offer appropriate solutions, another area that MindTouch supports. Users are able to publish in-a-click from commonly used desktop tools.

2010 195

Collaborative Note-Taking and Research Patterns - Three Architectural Options

Michael Sampson - Currents

Tim argues that being successful with collaborative note-taking requires mapping the different research patterns : " Previously, we discussed how a resurgence in electronic note-taking application popularity is the latest trend to result from the consumerization of IT: employees are using note-taking apps outside of work, especially on mobile devices, and bringing their desktop counterparts into the organization.

News Updates (April 17, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Central Desktop Webinar. Central Desktop is hosting a Webinar on April 23, comparing its solution with SharePoint. Join us for a 60 minute free webinar, Thursday, April 23rd, 2009 from 10am to 11am Pacific, to learn why customers have chosen Central Desktop as their Sharepoint Alternative. See and hear how Central Desktop can be used in your organization as a low-cost SharePoint alternative; deployed 20 times faster at a tenth the cost.

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Cisco Announces Second I-Prize Winner

Portals and KM

Cisco WebEx ™, an online meeting platform for audio and Web conferencing that enables users to share documents and desktops in real time. A leader board allowed people to track ideas and their points.

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Novell GroupWise 8 Brings Enterprise 2.0 Capability to Personal Productivity Functions

Portals and KM

As we discussed, this is a completely different approach than I find on my Mac desktop where email, calendaring, and contact management are all in separate applications that are opened in individual windows.

Update from the Obama Answer Center - Web 2.0 and US Elections

Portals and KM

This also allowed the Obama campaign to better server voter questions and requests, as well as better track donors and people looking to join the campaign. Also, the campaign can track this form within the same system with the answer knowledge foundation to reference information, making response times faster and answers consistent. in the US Primary Campaign Through Central Desktop.

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News Updates (October 8, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The most immediate short-term user impact is likely to be the greatly improved browsing experience with Internet Explorer Mobile 6, the first full Microsoft Web browser on its Windows phones, drawing on code from desktop IE 6, 7 and 8. These applications can operate within Lotus Domino applications, a browser on a desktop or on a smartphone, as well as directly within the IBM Lotus Notes client. Windows Phone.

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News Updates (March 1, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The design largely emphasizes task-driven interaction and explores ways that this model can be enabled more effectively on the desktop. The GNOME Task Pooper concept, which is intended to bring first-class task management to the desktop, has a content drop-zone that organizes itself temporally. They don’t have to log onto the employee skills dashboard every week to check if their team is on track for their development goals. Sendmail App Store.

2010 104

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die


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